Day: January 27, 2015

LDS and LGBT rights

A “rare” press conference was offered today by the leaders of the Mormon church, or the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. CNN reports, Mormon leaders pledged to support anti-discrimination laws for gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgender people, as long the laws also protect the rights of religious groups. In exchange, the Mormon church […]

Episcopal Relief & Development gets back in the game

Hot on the heels of an exciting inter-diocesan challenge over the Bucks vs Ducks college football final, Episcopal Relief and Development has joined the fray once more: Instead of betting on the game, use your wager to benefit millions of people in need around the world. Join Episcopal Relief and Development’s 75th anniversary Super Bowl Challenge, […]

International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Today marks the tenth International Holocaust Remembrance Day, and the seventieth anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau. In a statement issued by the White House, President Obama referenced the recent terrorist attacks in Paris to emphasize the need for continued vigilance against bigotry, hatred, and anti-Semitism, concluding, As a founding member of the International Holocaust […]

Speaking to the Soul: No room for demons

Speaking to the Soul: No room for demons

Mark 1: 21-28 In the gospels of the past three weeks after Epiphany, Jesus has been starting his public life. Our reflections have been on opening our hearts to Jesus and following him. What to make of this gospel? Jesus amazes the small town crowd with his wisdom. They are confused by the brilliance coming […]